Ladies, Gentlemen and other individuals, welcome to my blog! (Applause) "Ah! 1nigeriangirl, where you been?" "... Thought you shut down..." ".... Refreshed, but I didn't see anything.." I've been okay. I just went on a hiatus from Jan 1 which I didn't want to announce on here (I'm not back yet o). Anyway, your girl … Continue reading When They See Us / Nigerian Twitter
Someone predicted it, that the year 2018 will be filled with drama. Subsequently, there's been like one drama for each month, From accolades to the snake swallowing money saga, to the na dem dey rush us, every month has been one thing or another. It's December and how else to leave than with a bang, right? … Continue reading Logo Benz, Logo Shush!
Mental Health : The Ingrid Goes West Review #IAmIngrid Hey there, you guys. I just finished seeing a movie and I am flooded with a lot of emotions. Funny, its 11:42pm and I have a psychology paper in the morning but all I want to do right now is write. Apt, because the movie I … Continue reading The Discussions we never had (1)
You know how they would say, that which you judge you shall become, and we'll say, I judge you Dangote, I judge you Otedola... This time, it's something else I judged... "Madam, I dey sick" Oh lord, let it not be waheed. "Madam, I dey sick!" The tempo went a notch higher and I pressed … Continue reading Madam, I dey sick
Now, I’m going to advice, before you proceed, please calm down, because what I’m about to say will have so many people up in their feelings for the wrong reasons – unless of course, you calm down and understand the point. Anyway, if you didn’t know, HRH PRINCESS HENRY OF WALES is one of the … Continue reading Bia, Meghan is not Nigerian…
It's no longer weird to hear the excited yelps of "lafiya" and the echoing response from the other side of the street in a strange language you've never heard. It's no longer weird to see them on the sides of the street, bent in prayer. They're here! In the one you call Mallam, for the extra … Continue reading The Calm Before The Storm
Now I have your attention, I want to talk about a funny experience that happened some time ago. See, during the rainy season, school is something else and mosquito infestation is just the beginning. I did tough guy for as long as I could but when the mosquitoes started giving me scars and injuries from … Continue reading 200 NAIRA ALMOST GOT ME RAPED
We are the generation of change and I hope that in training the generations after us, we teach them that there’s nothing wrong with talking about “ it”. That they should know about PEP in case they’re raped or fall into occasions of exposure. That when a boy treats you like Tobi does, it’s not love but emotional blackmail. That girls like Leila are already beautiful on their own and don’t need any boy to define them.
Yesterday, I read a collection of stories from a certain author on Facebook. His real names were not and cannot be revealed because I was made to understand that the stories broke some code of conduct or Ethics something in the army. Basically, they’re not supposed to expose whatever they went through, while on their … Continue reading The People That Matter (2)
Guys, it’s 2018 and the world is going digital. Everything either has an app, website or Instagram page – even Bend down select has come to meet us on the gram. It is what it is. I am excited for this, I tell you, especially as I’m one person that doesn’t like to carry cash … Continue reading The One Time Internet Banking Showed Me Pepper